PLSCS 3170

PLSCS 3170

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Principles and practices involved in the production, harvesting, processing, storage, testing, quality management, certification, and use of high-quality seed from improved cultivars. Information is applicable to various kinds of agricultural seeds. Hands-on laboratory experience.

When Offered Fall (offered in odd-numbered years only).

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PLBIO 2410 or equivalent.

Distribution Category (OPHLS-AG)

Comments Two all-day field trips.

Outcomes
  • Develop an appreciation for diversity in seed biology and be able to describe the dynamics of water in seeds from storage to germination.
  • Examine environmental and other factors on seed quality and seedling performance.
  • Be exposed to seed issues concerning biofuel crops and GMOs.
  • Become acquainted with the seed industry.
  • Be able to solve problems in the context of seeds and agriculture.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17812PLSCS 3170  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: PLBIO 2410 or equivalent.

  • 17813PLSCS 3170  LAB 401